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Article Ultimate Grudge match
Publication Practical Classics April 2009
Ultimate Grudge match - Sam Glover settles some long-running classic rivalries...with science.  1977 Triumph Dolomite v 1978 Ford Escort Ghia.  1954 Austin A30 v 1959 Morris Minor 1000, Jaguar 240 v Rover P5B.
Article Road Test - A day with Dolly - Triumph's Dolomite Sprint
Publication Practical Classics October 2006
A day with Dolly - BMW-beater, luxury transport - is Triumph's Dolomite Sprint the ultimate practical classic?
Article Buying guide - Triumph Dolomite Sprint (1973-1980)
Publication Practical Classics October 2006
Buying guide - Triumph Dolomite Sprint - The focus is always on that 16-valve engine, but the Dolomite Sprint is much more than a one-trick pony.
Article Flash Of Youth
Publication Classic Cars January 2006
Flash of youth - In the Seventies men could wear medallions and splash on Brut 33 without irony, but they needed something hot to handbrake-turn into the pub car park.  The rare survivors are just as much fun today. 1972 Hillman Avenger Tiger, 1974 Triumph Dolomite Sprint, 1980 Ford Escort RS2000 MK11, Fiat 131 Mirafiori Sport .
Article Racing Back into Fashion
Publication Classic Cars April 2005
Racing Back into Fashion  - You don’t need to be a millionaire to chase your racing fantasies.  Now you can emulate the great saloon racers of the Seventies for the price of a fitted kitchen. Ford Escort RS2000, Triumph Dolomite Sprint, Ford Capri, Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV 2.0, BMW 2002
Article Restored Triumph Dolomite Sprint
Publication Practical Classics July 2004
Restored Triumph Dolomite Sprint - For some people, getting the car of their dreams is a simple matter of buying it.  In Paul Booker’s case he only wanted a Triumph Dolomite Sprint.  That sounds easy enough, but getting one in the condition he wanted meant rebuilding it from the ground up.
Article Buyers Guide - Dolomite, Toledo and Sprint
Publication Practical Classics July 2002
Buyers Guide - Dolomite, Toledo and Sprint. It carried the Ajax tag in prototype form, but clean examples of Triumph's compact saloon range aren't always easy to find any more.
Article Classic Cars Spring 2002 pg 72
Publication Classic Cars Spring 2002
Triumph vs BMW. The people who were there debate whether Triumph's ability to build sporting executive saloons could have made the company what BMW is today.
Article Twin Test - Sprint Star
Publication Classic Car Mart July 2011
Twin Test - Sprint Star - Triumph's Dolomite Sprint and the BMW 2002tii were aimed right at the same market but are they really that similar? John-Joe Vollans finds out.
Article Buying Power - Dolomite Family
Publication Classic Car Weekly 23 December 2009
Buying Power - Dolomite Family - The compact executive isn't a modern phenomenon; one of the first to hit the roads nearly four decades ago was the Dolomite, which led the field in more ways than one...and it's British.  RICHARD DREDGE checks it out, along with its Toledo and 1500TC siblings.
Article Going Dutch
Publication Classics Monthly March 2008
Going Dutch- There's more to Holland than Amsterdam, as we found out with the help of a demon 185bhp Dolomite Sprint.
Article Buying Power - Triumph Dolomite/Toledo
Publication Classic Car Weekly 31 January 2008
Buying Power - Triumph Dolomite/Toledo- The Dolomite was a seemingly retrograde step, taking the front-wheel-drive 1500 body allied to a simple rear-wheel-drive layout.  The end result was a competent bit of kit however, as IAN SEABROOK discovers.  ADAM DORMER of AD Autos is our guru for all things Dolomite.
Article Six Of The Best BL favourites
Publication Classic Car Mart April 2006
Six of the best BL favourites - Every month, this special series brings you the most diverse and fascinating groups of vehicles we can conjure up.  Paul Guinness is your trusty guide.
Article Modifying - Triumph Dolomite
Publication Classics Monthly December 2005
Dyno Dolomite - How powerful is your car really? Mark Robinson and two other Dolomite drivers put their motors on a rolling road, and the results were unexpected.
Article 16V Dynamite - Dolomite Sprint
Publication Classics Monthly Spring 2005
16V Dynamite - Dolomite Sprint - The Sprint version of Triumph’s popular Dolomite did more than turn a shopping car into a racing car.  Mike Renaut says the technology at its heart changed the face of engine design.
Article Marque Five - Leyland Legends!
Publication Classic Car Mart January 2005
Marque Five - Leyland Legends! - The much-derided British Leyland set-up of the Seventies produced some controversial machines.  Paul Guinness profiles five of the most famous.
Article Classics Spring 2002 pg 92
Publication Classics Spring 2002
Triumph Dolomite Sprint. Fast, luxurious and years ahead of its time, but how complex is a Triumph Dolomite Sprint in terms of DIY maintenance? Kim Henson investigates.
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